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Discover Florida

 

Discover Florida 2017-2018

Whatever your interests, you’ll find something fun — and cheap — to do! Explore all that Florida has to offer.

Registration becomes available one month prior to event.

Please note that Discover FL is for current students only and its one registration per student ID per trip. All event dates, times, locations, and prices are subject to change.


Spring Break - Blizzard Beach

Spring Break - Blizzard Beach - Orlando

Tuesday, March 6, 9:00 AM

Discover frosty fun for the whole family at Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. Zip down the slushy slopes of Mount Gushmore on one of the world’s tallest and fastest waterslides.

Cost: Free
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

SOLD OUT




Spring Break - Wild Florida

Spring Break - Wild Florida - Kenansville

Thursday, March 8, 9:45 AM

Become a true Floridian at Wild Florida! Start your journey with an Airboat tour of Florida’s wetlands, get your picture taken holding an alligator, and end the day walking through a wildlife park. Lunch included.

Cost: $15.00
Time: 9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Register for Spring Break - Wild Florida



Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens - Lake Wales

Sunday, April 8, 8:00 AM

Bok Tower Gardens is a “must see Florida attraction” centrally located between Tampa and Orlando among rolling hills of citrus! Our nearly 50 acres of Olmsted gardens, 20-room Pinewood Estate Mediterranean-style mansion and the 205-foot art deco and neo-Gothic Singing Tower carillon is a place that has fascinated millions of Florida visitor.

Cost: Free
Time: TBD



Looking for something to do this weekend?

Stop by the Business Office in the Raulerson Building to purchase discounted tickets to local theme parks.

Cash, checks, debit and credit cards are accepted.

Disney including Magic Kingdom ($98), All other parks - EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios ($69)

Call the Business Office at 863.680.4154 for information about Disney blackout dates and availability.

Universal Studios – Single Park ($94), Park to Park ($137)

Local Events & Attractions

20 Miles or Less

  • Circle B Bar Reserve (Winter Haven)
  • First Fridays (Downtown Lakeland)
    First Friday every month
    Free
  • Food Truck Rally (Downtown Lakeland)
    Second Thursday every month
  • FSC Waterfront Kayaking (On Campus)
  • Hollis Wellness Center Equipment Rental (On Campus)
  • Legoland (Winter Haven)
  • Mayfaire by the Lake (Downtown Lakeland)
    Mother’s Day Weekend For details, visit the Polk Museum of Art
  • Pigfest (Lakeland)
  • Sun ’n Fun (Lakeland)

40 Miles or Less

  • Adventure Island (Tampa)
  • Alafia River State Park (Lithia)
  • Busch Gardens (Tampa)
  • The Florida Aquarium (Tampa)
  • I-Drive 360 (Orlando)
  • Museum of Science and Industry (Tampa)
  • Walt Disney World (Orlando)

50 Miles or Less

  • Manatee Viewing Center (Apollo Beach)
  • Universal Orlando (Orlando)
  • Wet ‘n Wild (Orlando)

70 Miles or Less

  • Clearwater Beach (Clearwater)
  • The Dali Museum (St. Petersburg)
  • Fort de Soto Park (St. Petersburg)
  • Madeira Beach (Madeira)

Questions? about Discover Florida Contact

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Sara Ellis

Program Coordinator
863.680.3757